TODAY in Central Park with important PPPPS
Pat Pollack reports:
Palm Warbler -- photo by David Speiser- 4/21/09
@ 9:45 am FOS American Wigeon (f) spotted by me 1st from Hernshead, moving south, picked it up again opposite Island & west shore and later close in near Hernshead again viewed from west shore gazebo.
Common Loon remains on Reservoir, best view I've had further west & south of dyke
2 Am. Coots,
# of DC Cormorants+
Great Egret on south end retaining wall
3 or more Hermit Thrushes
@ Great Lawn west side 200 yds from theater Pine Warbler amongst flock of Juncos (dull one unlike previous bright (M)
Numerous Golden Crowned Kinglets
4 or more Eastern Phoebes
3 Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers in silver barked tree nr. Swedish Cottage
Northern Flickers 3 or 4
Others reported Palm Warblers & Rusty Blkbirds
__._,_.___Posted by: Patricia Pollock <email@example.com>
PS HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE!
PPS Thanks, Pat, for your great reports!!
PPPS FOS = First of Season
PPPPS Just heard from Caroline Greenleaf of the Central Park Conservancy [via Rebekah Creshkoff] . Caroline reports:
4 Pine Warblers all together and not so shy, and Palm Warblers. Flickers in big groups as of this morning.